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However, Diamond had a get-out clause, those stores that still wished to order through Diamond rather than go direct to Penguin Random House, could do so. Credit: Marvel However, Bleeding Cool was told that Diamond's new terms would be the same 50% discount that PRH offers, or less, combined with reduced shipping charges for all titles[...]
Retailer Exclusive Marvel Covers Only Through Penguin Random House
Retailers, shows, subscription boxes, or creator studios will not be allowed to order them through the wholesale distributor, Diamond. Bleeding Cool has been looking at the  Diamond/Penguin Random House/Marvel Comics deal with interest to see what would lead different retailers to choose PRH or Diamond for their Marvel Comics titles. PRH offers a flat 50% discount rate[...]
The New Marvel Comics/Diamond Deal And The End Of The Big Discount?
We wondered what the new Diamond/Penguin Random House/Marvel Comics deal would be, to entice comic book stores to stick with Diamond Comic Distributors for their Marvel titles rather than switch to PRH We expected a deal where Penguin would have a worse discount for bigger retailers but free shipping And Diamond would have a better[...]
PRH Extends Comic Shop Marvel Registration Deadline to 21st Of May
Marvel Comics and Penguin Random House (PRH) have told comic book stores that they are extending the deadline to apply for comic book stores for an account with Penguin Random House until Friday, the 21st of May Otherwise, they will start missing out on Marvel titles shipping in October – or before They state; As a[...]
Hector Torres, The New PRH International Comics Senior Sales Manager
Because Penguin Random House (PRH), recently appointed the exclusive direct comic book distribution company for Marvel Comics, has its sights set on more than the USA More than Canada and the UK as well It appears to be taking the direct market truly global. Which is why, as part of PRH's ramping up of their International[...]
First Reactions To Marvel Comics/Penguin Random House/Diamond News
We also had 52 questions asked and answered by Penguin Random House to potential comic book retailers. The headlines seemed to be free shipping, a standard 50% discount level for retailers, a specific warehouse for comic book distribution (half an hour away from Diamond Comic Distributors' own big warehouse) and assigned sales reps for all comic book stores. And we[...]
Ten Thoughts About Marvel Replacing Diamond With Penguin Random House
Although retailers could still order through Diamond, as a wholesale customer of PRH. Though, as Bleeding Cool emphasised, "You can order Marvel through Diamond and through PRH But PRH won't charge you freight." But there's more We also had 52 questions asked and answered by Penguin Random House to potential comic book retailers The headlines seemed[...]